Google Map of Route Available

We now have a GOOGLE MAP of our route available.  You can see our entire 50 mile route, including all the volunteer stations and major aid stations.  NOTE:  25 milers use the same route all the way to the Dove Canyon waterfall, but they skip the Caspers section and instead … Read More

Just Kick It

I was in Rock n Road Cyclery the other day, and I met a guy named Mike Santa Cruz.  With a name like Santa Cruz, I just knew he’d have something to do with bikes.  Turns out I was wrong.  Yes, his product has two wheels.  And it has a … Read More

The Survivor

50 Mile Ride for Project Rwanda is proud to help support Team Rwanda.  A few years ago the Rwandan cycling team was training in Moab Utah.  Some of our event organizers had the honor to meet the team – including Adrien Niyonshuti.  After living through the Rwandan genocide of 1994, … Read More

Win an MTB Adventure Holiday

We’re really jazzed to have SoloSports on board as a new sponsor this year. They’re generously donating a complete Adventure Holiday package in amazing Punta San Carlos, sure to be a hit in our Grand Prize raffle drawing.  Here’s the details: 50 mile Ride/Project Rwanda Special SoloSports Adventure Holiday – … Read More

Grand Prize Bike – Italian Beauty

Ahhh, Italy.  What’s not to love about Italy? The wine.  The food.  The art.  The history.  The women.  And now – the BIKES! We are so excited to announce the Grand Prize in our HUGE prize raffle. Are you ready for this?  A brand new, race-ready, full-carbon, work-of-art-mountain-bike-perfection Bottecchia Reparto … Read More

New Route: Less Miles, More Feet

We’re excited to announce our new route for this year’s Rwanda Ride. As you know, the heavy rains and flooding we experienced earlier this year have messed up some of our favorite trails – including Arroyo Trabuco, a key section of our Rwanda route.  But mountain bikers are a resilient … Read More

Ride Prep Tips from Coach Craig

The Rwanda Ride is just around the corner. I have been asked by many “how do I prepare for this endurance ride?” Well, the single smartest thing you can do is increase your single day ride hours. By doing this, you will learn about how you, your bike, and the … Read More

Project Rwanda Cargo Bike Spotted in Aliso

Rumor has it that one of our Project Rwanda Cargo Bikes got loose and was spotted at Aliso Woods.  Mark Warrick, one of our planning team members, took the cargo bike for a spin to help promote our event.  He found out what it was like to pedal a 47 … Read More

Three Times the Fun

We’re making history with our 5th Annual Rwanda Ride. We’ll be the first major cycling event that takes riders through 3 (count ’em) three OC Parks.  You already know and love our route through O’Neill and Caspers Parks.  Now, we’ve added a mini-tour of Whiting Ranch Park into our event! … Read More

Rwanda Ride Re-route

For those who wanted a little variety in our Rwanda Ride route, we have good news for you! The Arroyo Trabuco Trail (the one that follows the creek/wash back into O’Neill Park) is still a mess after the heavy rains.  Our trail crews have assessed the situation and have given … Read More